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Dr Pallavi Anand

Dr Pallavi Anand

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Dr Pallavi Anand

Dr Pallavi Anand

About me

I am an ocean biogeochemist in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences. My main research interest is in developing empirical relationships between geochemical tracers in biominerals (such as plankton shells) and physical and chemical properties of seawater in which they were formed. Application of accurately calibrated geochemical tools on fossil biominerals, allows us to quantify physical (such as temperature, salinity) and chemical (such as acidity, dissolved nutrients and concentration of ions, necessary for shell-building processes) properties of seawater in the geological past, enabling reconstruction of the oceanic environment beyond instrumental record. These historical environmental reconstructions underpin our understanding of past earth climate history and interactions between the ocean, atmosphere and climate system. My current research interests include - the impact of ocean acidification on plankton shell; the sensitivity of Indian monsoon during warm intervals and abrupt global climate events of the past; drivers of monsoon precipitation; ecological constraints on trace element incorporation in biominerals. 

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Dr Pallavi Anand's research

Arun Deo Singh et al. (2018-06-20) Rapid switch in monsoon-wind induced surface hydrographic conditions of the eastern Arabian Sea during the last deglaciation, In Quaternary International(479)

Pallavi Anand and Daniela Schmidt (2018-01-03) How putting algae and seaweed on menues could help save our seafood, Independent.co.uk

Pallavi Anand and Daniela Schmidt (2018-01-03) Putting algae and seaweed on the menu could help save our seafood, Open Learn

Pallavi Anand and Daniela Schmidt (2017-12-15) One solution to global hunger could be at the bottom of the ocean, World Economic Forum

Pallavi Anand and Daniela Schmidt (2017-12-14) Putting algae and seaweed on the menu could help save our seafood, In The Conversation, The Conversation

Pallavi Anand (2017-11-24) Sunlight powered food: key for life on Earth, Open Learn

Joseph A. Stewart et al. (2017) Silicate weathering and carbon cycle controls on the Oligocene-Miocene transition glaciation, In Paleoceanography

Joseph Stewart et al. (2016-11-15) Influence of the Amazon River on the Nd isotope composition of deep water in the western equatorial Atlantic during the Oligocene–Miocene transition, In Earth and Planetary Science Letters(454)

Aleksey Yu. Sadekov et al. (2016-10) Geochemical imprints of genotypic variants of Globigerina bulloides in the Arabian Sea, In Paleoceanography 10(31)

Kate H. Salmon et al. (2016-09-01) Calcification and growth processes in planktonic foraminifera complicate the use of B/Ca and U/Ca as carbonate chemistry proxies, In Earth and Planetary Science Letters(449)

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